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Carnival Dream - Live - Aug 26-Sep 2 - NOLA to Eastern Carib., Fun Times, Menus, etc

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A few years ago I started posting my fun times on here. A year and a half ago I started posting them live. Last cruise it basically turned into a live review so I’m just going to go with that from the start this time. I’ve enjoyed reading reviews other people have posted so hopefully I can return the favor to someone.

 

This is a 7-night, solo cruise on the Carnival Dream out of New Orleans. This is my eighth carnival cruise—sixth out of New Orleans. This will be my first time on the Dream but I was on the Breeze earlier this year so I know what to expect as far as ship layout. We will be cruising to Key West, Nassau, and Freeport. This is my first time to go to any of those ports—I’m excited about that.

 

I’ll be posting Fun Times, Menus, Food Pics, Drink Pics, Port Pics, Big Aft pics...whatever people want.

 

I’ll leave it here for now. I’m getting up early in the morning to head down to South Louisiana. Then on Sunday we’ll be cruising.

 

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We'll see you in Nassau on Thursday! We'll be on the Elation. BTW, we're the only two ships in port that day. :cool:

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Following! We will be boarding Horizon one day after you board Dream.... I have been thinking about doing a live review and you may have just inspired me. Enjoy your cruise!

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We'll see you in Nassau on Thursday! We'll be on the Elation. BTW, we're the only two ships in port that day. :cool:

 

That’s awesome! Enjoy your reviews BTW. I was looking forward to seeing Elation again. My first three cruises were on her. Haven’t seen her since she moved to Jacksonville. If you see me in Nassau say hi. I’ll stand out with the shirt I’m wearing. If you see someone in an outrageous turquoise shirt walk up and ask if they have a monkey in their pocket.

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Hit the road at 6:30 this morning

 

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That’s Harry. He’s riding with me. Harry loves New Orleans because it’s home to his favorite dessert—Bananas Foster! Down there you can get Bananas Foster French Toast, Bananas Foster Cheesecake, Bananas Foster Bananas Foster.

 

Harry’s favorite song?

 

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Following! We will be boarding Horizon one day after you board Dream.... I have been thinking about doing a live review and you may have just inspired me. Enjoy your cruise!

 

 

 

Do it

 

 

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I’m very excited about this Love’s! I haven’t been here since January and they were still building it. There are no good places to stop on this stretch or interstate so I’m really happy this Love’s is finally open.

 

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I’m so excited to follow this review! My boyfriend and I board the Dream the day you return, so this will be fun for us as we get ready to go. Have an amazing time!

 

 

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That’s awesome! Enjoy your reviews BTW. I was looking forward to seeing Elation again. My first three cruises were on her. Haven’t seen her since she moved to Jacksonville. If you see me in Nassau say hi. I’ll stand out with the shirt I’m wearing. If you see someone in an outrageous turquoise shirt walk up and ask if they have a monkey in their pocket.

We'll be looking for you! Ryan and I will be spending a few hours in Senor Frogs for Sure! :D

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Probably the nicest rest area in Louisiana. Magnificent facilities.

 

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Probably the worst rest area in Louisiana. Two picnic tables and a port o Jon.

 

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This is potentially the most important thing I’ll post this week. If you are coming to New Orleans from the west. I-10 or hwy 190. Billy’s Pepperjack Boudin Balls. The one I went to off of 190 is in Krox Springs. The one off of I-10 is one exit west of where I-10 and I-49 meet. On this day there were 25 people in line in front of me. And a guy in a truck blocked my car in because there was nowhere to park.

 

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Boudin but no meat pies in Natchitoches?? Hmmm

 

Have fun. We're a go for Halloween week on the Dream for the third time

 

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Boudin but no meat pies in Natchitoches?? Hmmm

 

Have fun. We're a go for Halloween week on the Dream for the third time

 

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Yeah it was a bit early. Maybe French Market Express on the way back.

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Looking forward to your review, I get the feeling its going to be a great one !! We will be cruising on the Dream in February, it will be our first time cruising out of NOLA

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This is potentially the most important thing I’ll post this week. If you are coming to New Orleans from the west. I-10 or hwy 190. Billy’s Pepperjack Boudin Balls. The one I went to off of 190 is in Krox Springs. The one off of I-10 is one exit west of where I-10 and I-49 meet. On this day there were 25 people in line in front of me. And a guy in a truck blocked my car in because there was nowhere to park.

 

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Billy’s is a must! Stopping there myself in 10 mins!

 

 

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State Capital always looks happy to see me...

 

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Didn’t come out real good with the window rolled up but that’s Tiger Stadium in the distance.

 

 

 

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On the way down I realized I left a couple of clothing items so I stopped at the Mall of Louisiana which is right by my hotel. It’s a pretty big mall. 178 stores by my count. It’s a good place if you have some Christmas shopping to do.

 

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This is a taste from New Orleans. District Donuts from the Garden District opened up a Baton Rouge location last summer.

 

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Cheeseburger slider, jalapeño cheese waffle fries, and a blueberry soda

 

 

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This place has ridiculous donuts and normally if I come for lunch I will get a donut to go for later. But I just didn’t see anything I really wanted today.

 

 

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Here are yesterday’s donuts. Now I would’ve done rocky road or candy bar yesterday

 

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